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Author: <span class="vcard">Sam Catanzaro</span>


Teen to Perform Rachmaninov with SM Symphony

May 21, 2019

May 21, 2019

By Tabitha Hogue At only 19 years of age, pianist Nicholas Méndez Del Valle has already accrued a number of...

Crime Drop for Santa Monica? Santa Monica Beat News Show May 20

May 21, 2019

May 21, 2019

The Santa Monica Beat News Show May 20: watch and learn about all the local news and happening. * Crime drop...

Sycamore Tree Commandeers Council Meeting

May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019

Four-hour debate on Sycamore results in potential tree protection law By Sam Catanzaro Trees took center stage at Santa Monica...

Crime Levels Fall in First Quarter of 2019

May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019

Santa Monica on track for first decrease in crime since 2013?  By Sam Catanzaro The last year Santa Monica saw...

SMPD Looking for Additional Victims in Elder Abuse Scheme

May 18, 2019

May 18, 2019

By Staff Writer The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) is asking the public’s assistance in locating additional victims who may...

The Cumbersomeness of Opening a Business on Main Street

May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019

Lengthy permitting process frustrating owners By Sam Catanzaro and Cailley Chella Businesses on Main Street in Santa Monica are facing...

Council to Decide on Century-Old Sycamore Tree’s Historic Designation

May 14, 2019

May 14, 2019

California Avenue sycamore to be designated City Landmark? By Sam Catanzaro A nearly 100-year-old tree will be the center of...

Bird Rolls Out $1,299 Private Scooter

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019

Bird One hits the streets as study released on dangers of e-scooters By Sam Catanzaro  With four major scooter companies...

“Crime and Punishment” at the Edgemar

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019

Before I launch into a review of the staged version of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment, a few words about...

Court of Appeal to Make CVRA Decision in Time for 2020 Election

May 8, 2019

May 8, 2019

California Court of Appeal grants the City of Santa Monica’s request for an expedited briefing and argument schedule By Sam...